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Sh2-261 - Lowers Nebula, 


            Jens Zippel
Sh2-261 - Lowers Nebula
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Sh2-261 - Lowers Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 130D  ·  LACERTA Newton ohne Namen 10"

Imaging cameras: Atik 490EXm  ·  Atik 460EX Mono

Mounts: EQ8

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight V1.8  ·  Maxim DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon RGB E-Series

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Dates:Nov. 11, 2017Nov. 18, 2017Nov. 22, 2017

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 12x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB E-Series: 33x360" bin 1x1

Integration: 7.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.01%

Basic astrometry details job: 1848086

RA center: 6h 9' 0"

DEC center: +15° 43' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.342 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.017 degrees

Field radius: 0.460 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1551

Locations: Upper Borg Observatory, Bremen, Bremen, Germany


I added 1,3 hrs. Ha with the 10" newtonian for the nebula core, to push the details.
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Jens Zippel


    Sh2-261 - Lowers Nebula, 


            Jens Zippel
  • Final
    Sh2-261 - Lowers Nebula, 


            Jens Zippel


Description: Crop with 1 hour of h-alpha collected with my 10" newtonian.

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Sh2-261 - Lowers Nebula, 


            Jens Zippel